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Watch Debbie Harry and Joan Jett co-host apocalyptic newscast in new Blondie video, “Doom or Destiny”

Courtesy of Press Here PublicityTwo female rock legends, Debbie Harry and Joan Jett, star side by side in the official video for the new Blondie song, “Doom or Destiny,” which has just premiered online. “Doom or Destiny” is the lead track off of Blondie’s latest studio album, Pollinator, and features backing vocals by Jett. The irreverent video features Debbie and …

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Aretha Franklin says she’s “doing well,” shares reason for recent weight loss

Nicholas Hunt/WireImageAretha Franklin has come forward to address rumors that she’s seriously ill. Rumors that Franklin was ailing began circulating after she appeared much thinner than usual at a charity performance last month in New York City. But in an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, the 75-year-old Queen of Soul insists that she’s “doing very well.” “I have lost a …

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New archival Jimi Hendrix album due in March; features Stephen Stills, Johnny Winter and other guests

Experience Hendrix/Legacy RecordingsA new Jimi Hendrix album called Both Sides of the Sky, which showcases a bevy of previously unreleased studio recordings by the late guitar icon, will hit stores on March 9, 2018. The 13-track collection, which features songs recorded between early 1968 and early 1970, will be available on CD, digitally, and as a limited-edition two-LP 180-gram vinyl …

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Elton John pays tribute to his late mother with “Your Song” performance

ABC/Randy HolmesWhile performing in Hamburg, Germany Monday, the day after his mother passed away, Elton John took time to pay tribute to her. “Yesterday was a sad and hard day for me because my mother passed away,” he told the audience. “I’m glad to say she passed away peacefully, with no pain. But maybe sooner than she should have done, …

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Graham Nash, Michael Stipe among celebs who signed open letter supporting net neutrality

ABC Radio; Slaven Vlasic/Getty ImagesArtists including Graham Nash and R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe have voiced their support for net neutrality in an open letter to Congress. “Without a free and open internet, so much music, writing, film, art, culture, passion, and creativity would be lost,” reads the letter, which was posted on FightfortheFuture.org. Net neutrality refers to the concept of internet …

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The Eagles add 22 North American tour dates

Myriam SantosNo surprise — a lot of us want to see The Eagles. The band’s just added new dates to 2018 North American tour. In addition to the 12 dates announced November 21, there are now additional shows in Grand Rapids, Kansas City, Columbus, Lexington, Charlotte, Columbia, Raleigh, Birmingham, Houston, Buffalo, and Pittsburgh, and second concerts added in Nashville, Vancouver …

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The Eagles add 14 North American dates to 2018 tour

Credit: Myriam Santos No surprise — a lot of us want to see The Eagles. The band’s just added new dates to 2018 North American tour. In addition to the 12 dates announced November 21 and the nine shows added on November 30, The Eagles have tacked on 14 more shows to their itinerary. New concerts have been lined up …

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Queen biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” gets new director

Freddie Mercury in 1980 (Neal Preston © Queen Productions Ltd.)The Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, has a new director. Variety reports that Dexter Fletcher has been hired to finish the film after Bryan Singer was fired as director earlier this week. Fletcher’s directorial credits including Eddie the Eagle, a 2016 film biopic about British ski jumper Eddie Edwards, and Sunshine on …

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